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''The Emperor Constantine: A chronicle'' is a play by Creator/DorothyLSayers about the life of the Emperor Constantine.

%%* TheChainsOfCommanding: Fausta objects
%%* ChildMarriageVeto: Carefully checked for
%%* ClingyJealousGirl: Fausta
%%* ColorCodedPatrician: Purple, of course.
%%* DeadpanSnarker: Helena
%%* DreamingOfThingsToCome: Coel
%%* DrivenToSuicide: Maximian
* ExactWords: Constantine likes his dream because it was a clear promise of victory.
%%* {{Forgiveness}}: Discussed and played straight
%%* HistoricalDomainCharacter
%%* {{Hypocrite}}: Bassiana Marcia
%%* InTheBlood: Livia warns of this.
%%* MeaningfulName: Anastasia
* MotherGoose: King Coel was the origin of "Old King Cole"; she used that fact.
%%* NewOldFlame: Downplayed
* NiceToTheWaiter: Or rather, not. A slave is substituted for Constantine when an assassination attempt is expected
%%* ObfuscatingStupidity: Helena
%%* OfferedTheCrown: Constantine
* OffingTheOffspring: Constantine is tricked into this by his second wife.
* OverlyLongName: Constantine's father has one, in the opinion of Helena's servant
* RoyalBlood: Helena is the daughter of King Coel
* SacredHospitality: Maximian praises Helena's
* TextileWorkIsFeminine: Fausta brought her sewing to her first meeting with Helena.
* VictoriousChildhoodFriend: Maximian presents his proposed marriage between Constantine and Fausta in this light.
%%* WickedStepmother: See OffingTheOffspring